Colorado Christian University | Online

8787 W. Alameda Ave. Lakewood, Colorado 80226


Online Christian College



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The world needs leaders and professionals who are knowledgeable and equipped with a biblical foundation. The world needs you! Reach new heights and pursue your passion with Colorado Christian University. Request information now!


Unapologetically Christian.
107 years and counting.

For more than a century, Colorado Christian University has served students who desire a challenging, Christ-centered education. What began as a one-room school in 1914 has become the flagship Christian university in the Rocky Mountain region and one of the five fastest-growing universities in the nation, according to The Chronicle of Higher Education, having seen 11 straight years of enrollment growth. CCU is ranked in the top 2 percent of colleges nationwide by according to the American Council of Trustees and Alumni for its core curriculum.


Student Life

CCU currently serves over 7,000 students around the country, providing online education that cultivates the mind without compromising the heart. Most students say they appreciate the flexibility of the unique 5-week structure that allows them to take one class at a time. The online platform fosters community with classmates and faculty without ever having to step foot in a classroom.

Quick Facts

  • Total Adult Enrollment 7,162
  • States Represented 50
  • Deadline Rolling Admission
  • Students Who Qualify for Financial Aid 86%
  • Academic Program Options 100+
  • Average Class Size 8


Degree Options

Online Associate Programs


Online Bachelor’s Programs


Online Master’s Programs


Online Doctoral Programs


Academic Program Options


Online Learners


Online Academics

Fields of Study

Explore online programs in your field of study.

Arts & Communication

Get training in a variety of important topics and will graduate with a broad understanding of what makes up 75% of every person’s waking hours: communication.

Business & Leadership

Start or advance your business career through an integrated curriculum that incorporates business fundamentals with an emphasis on ethical leadership and strong values.

Divinity & Theology

Receive biblical and theological training to minister effectively in the church, parachurch organizations, workplace, or an academic setting.


Study education theory and participate in field-based learning experiences that will provide you with the skills to make a meaningful impact on the world’s next generation of learners.

General Studies

Gain a broad foundation of knowledge through general studies courses that cover every aspect of general education.          
Counseling & Psychology
Get a comprehensive understanding of the foundational theories of human nature, explored from a Christian worldview.
Grounded in the liberal arts and sciences — and biblical truth — the nursing curriculum prepares students to be highly competent, compassionate, and moral nurse leaders.

Adult Learners

You’re Closer Than You Think

Apply up to 45 transfer credits toward your associate degree

Apply up to 90 transfer credits toward your bachelor’s degree

Up to a $2,000 scholarship award for credits transferred toward an undergraduate degree

Earn up to 75 college credits for your experience through the Prior Learning Credit (PLC) program

Admission Application Deadline

Rolling Admissions

College Guides

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From the Students


I chose CCU because Christian education is very important to me. I went to a Lutheran grade school, high school, and college. My children go to a Lutheran grade school. My faith is fundamental in my life and I want to be able to openly express and incorporate my faith into my education and how to relate it in a practical way to my professional life.


Rebecca McDonald – Creeden